Position DetailsPosition Title Coordinator for Student and Multicultural Engagement
Position Status Full-Time
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary
The Coordinator for Student and Multicultural Engagement works closely with the Director for Student Involvement and Multicultural Initiatives to design, develop, implement and assess services and programs offered to students of color at Lewis University and the broader campus community to promote student learning and success.
In accordance with the Mission and Strategic Plan of the University, the Coordinator for Student and Multicultural Engagement assures the delivery of student centered programs and support as a part of a high quality educational experience. The Coordinator for Student and Multicultural Engagement reports directly to the Director for Student Involvement and Multicultural Initiatives.
Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration, and active support of the University's Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.
-Develop and execute monthly co-curricular multicultural programming that targets the success of Lewis University students of color. -Advise and coordinate the activities of the Black Student Union, the Gender Sexuality Association, Gospel Choir, Latin American Student Organization and Asian American Association in the fall and spring semesters annually. -Plan and facilitate monthly organizational leadership meetings. -Support and serve as an advocate for the needs and concerns of students of color through campus education on issues of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, social economic status and religion and make appropriate referrals. -Plan and lead the annual Flyers Rise Mentoring Program by recruiting students of color, matching them with Lewis alumni who look like them and/or share the same major and, providing wrap-around support for all program participants. -Assist in planning LU's Si Se Puede Conference for Latinx high school students and parents annually. -Assist in planning LU's Fulfilling the Dream Conference for African American and Black high school students and parents annually. -Assist the department director in planning and executing large-scale co- curricular campus events and programming including but not limited to: Monthly Student Engagement Activities/Events, Welcome Days, Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR), Family Day, I Love Lewis Week, Campus Days and Stress Relief Week. -Assist in campus wide programs and services that promote and celebrate multicultural heritage and history. -Review and assess departmental programs and services. -Assist in formulating and administering multicultural engagement policies and procedures. -Prepare reports and proposals as requested. -Collaborate with the campus community and serve on University committees as assigned. -Work flexible hours, including some night and weekend responsibilities. -Perform other duties as deemed necessary.
Bachelor's degree required. At least 1 year of experience with program development, student advising and/or the coordination of educational programming for historically underrepresented students. Must possess strong computer and organizational skills. Must be a student centered professional who understands the importance of inclusivity on a college campus and, who demonstrates sensitivity and advocacy for students from diverse backgrounds and/or identities. ·Must be an innovative and resourceful professional with strong verbal and written communication skills and possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to promote underserved student success. Must be available to work weekend and evening events and possess a valid Illinois driver's license.
Preferred degrees in education, educational leadership, counseling, student personnel, or other related fields. Prior work experience in a college or university setting.
Essential Duties Work hours
Full time. Willing to work evenings and some weekends.
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number S01044
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